The Princess and the Goblin ePub download by George MacDonald

The Princess and the Goblin

CSF Publishing
Publication date: August 2011
ISBN: 9781937487386
Digital Book format: ePub (DRM-Free)

Buy ePub

List price:
$3.49
Our price:
$2.99

You save: $0.50 (14%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
CSF Publishing's Classic Literature Collection includes title's carefully updated and corrected from the original text, and features new enhancements such as the author's complete biography and bibliography, story description, list of characters and their role in the story, and illustrations from antique editions. ABOUT THE BOOK: A mysterious silver-haired woman and a brave young miner help prevent a mischievous pack of subterranean creatures from kidnapping a little princess and flooding the passageways of a mine. An unabridged classic of juvenile fiction from a master storyteller offers youngsters thrill-packed entertainment along with valuable lessons about bravery and loyalty. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: George MacDonald, December 10, 1824 - September 18. 1905 George MacDonald was born on December 10, 1824 in Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He attended University in Aberdeen in 1840 and then went on to Highbury College in 1848 where he studied to be a Congregational Minister, receiving his M. A. His first appointment was in Arundel, but he was forced to resign form the position in 1853. He became a lecturer in English Literature at Kings College in London before finally focusing all of his attention on writing and living off the charity of friends and pupils. In 1955, MacDonald wrote his first important original work, a long religious poem entitled "Within and Without." Three years later in 1858, he wrote "Phantastes," his first contribution to the fantasy genre. It was influenced by both the English and Germanic Romantic writers and religious poets of the Renaissance. MacDonald is perhaps best known for his fantasy children's books, although he wrote fantasy books for adults as well. His most well known children's book is "At the Back of the North Wind," which was surprisingly a favorite of Mark Twain's children. In 1863, MacDonald published "David Eiginbrod, the first of a dozen novels that were set in Scotland and based on the lives of rural Scots. It was these series of novels that gained MacDonald worldwide fame and brought money to the foundering MacDonald family. MacDonald was a friend and confident of Lewis Carroll and John Ruskin. He exchanged letters with Mark Twain, and met Walt Whitman and many other American writers on his trips to America. MacDonald also inspired his later compatriots, such as C. S. Lewis, with his blend of fantasy and Christianity. George MacDonald died in Ashtead, Surrey, England, on September 18. 1905. His body is buried in Bordighea, Italy, a place he spent most of his later years in.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
The Princess and the Goblin ePub can be read on any device that can open ePub files.

File Size:
1527 Kb
Language:
ENG
Other books by George MacDonald
At The Back Of The North Wind ePub (Adobe DRM) download by George MacDonald
At The Back Of The North Wind
George MacDonald
Lulu.com, March 2014
ISBN: 9781300360636
Format: ePub
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
The Lost Princess: A Double Tale ePub (Adobe DRM) download by George MacDonald
The Lost Princess: A Double Tale
George MacDonald
Start Publishing LLC, November 2012
ISBN: 9781625580252
Format: ePub
Our price: $0.99
The Hope of the Gospel ePub (Adobe DRM) download by George MacDonald
The Hope of the Gospel
George MacDonald
AUK Classics, June 2012
ISBN: 9781781668542
Format: ePub
List Price: $3.49 Our price: $2.99
Robert Falconer PDF (Adobe DRM) download by George MacDonald
Robert Falconer
George MacDonald
Book Jungle, November 2010
ISBN: 9781438581767
Format: PDF
List Price: $12.95 Our price: $10.99
Recently Viewed Products